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DHS 152.08(3)(d)6. 6. Blood urea nitrogen (BUN), creatinine, uric acid, serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT), lactic dehydrogenase (LDH) and alkaline phosphatase;
DHS 152.08(3)(d)7. 7. Blood pH and gases;
DHS 152.08(3)(d)8. 8. Pathogen cultures;
DHS 152.08(3)(d)9. 9. Tissue typing and spinal fluid analysis; and
DHS 152.08(3)(d)10. 10. Serum hepatitis screening;
DHS 152.08(3)(e) (e) Maintain clinical records for each patient in accordance with professional principles; and
DHS 152.08(3)(f) (f) Have available other support services, including physical therapy, pharmacy, inhalation therapy, blood banking, medical records and nuclear medicine.
DHS 152.08(4) (4)Physical design. In regard to physical design, a renal dialysis center or facility shall:
DHS 152.08(4)(a) (a) Provide 80 square feet per patient bed to permit movement of emergency equipment;
DHS 152.08(4)(b) (b) Have separate clean and sterile work areas to separate contaminated and soiled materials from the patient care area;
DHS 152.08(4)(c) (c) Provide space for instrument maintenance and storage;
DHS 152.08(4)(d) (d) Have adequate space for refrigerated and non-refrigerated storage, with separate facilities for food storage;
DHS 152.08(4)(e) (e) Provide electrical connections at each dialysis station in accordance with federal and state electrical safety regulations;
DHS 152.08(4)(f) (f) Have unit plumbing, including check cut-off valves and back-flow preventors, which assumes adequate incoming water pressure to conform to equipment requirements and to prevent back-flow from waste lines. Treated water shall be delivered through pipes of inert materials containing no copper;
DHS 152.08(4)(g) (g) Provide appropriate means for disposal of solid waste, preferably by incineration;
DHS 152.08(4)(h) (h) Provide a convenient toilet room with a toilet and wash basin for patient use only;
DHS 152.08(4)(i) (i) Have a janitor's closet within or adjacent to the unit; and
DHS 152.08(4)(j) (j) Provide space for linen storage.
DHS 152.08(5) (5)Equipment and supplies. In regard to equipment and supplies, a renal dialysis center or facility shall:
DHS 152.08(5)(a) (a) Have equipment available to sterilize items that require sterilization;
DHS 152.08(5)(b) (b) Provide equipment in accordance with federal and state safety specifications and appropriately clean the equipment following each dialysis procedure;
DHS 152.08(5)(c) (c) Provide treatment of water used for the dialysate to remove fluorides and prevent health hazards due to mineral content;
DHS 152.08(5)(d) (d) Provide safeguards to ensure patient safety in the installation and maintenance of home dialysis equipment; and
DHS 152.08(5)(e) (e) Have available cannulation trays, infusion pumps, intubation trays and emergency resuscitation equipment.
DHS 152.08(6) (6)Policies and procedures. In regard to policies and procedures, a renal dialysis center or facility shall have:
DHS 152.08(6)(a) (a) Unit policies and procedures, in writing and updated at least annually. These policies and procedures shall relate to the operation of the unit and shall include infection control and emergency evacuation policies and procedures;
DHS 152.08(6)(b) (b) Patient care policies and procedures, in writing and updated at least annually. These policies and procedures shall include the development of individualized long and short term patient care plans for every patient and a list of patient rights and responsibilities, including a grievance mechanism, which is made available to all patients; and
DHS 152.08(6)(c) (c) Home dialysis and self-dialysis policies and procedures, in writing. The home or self-dialysis training unit shall develop additional policies and procedures, updated at least annually, to govern home dialysis and self-dialysis training and home analysis and self-dialysis activities. These policies and procedures shall include appropriate evaluation and surveillance of home dialysis and self-dialysis patients and equipment.
DHS 152.08 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1988, No. 390, eff. 7-1-88; am. (3) (d) 6., Register, December, 1994, No. 468, eff. 1-1-95.
DHS 152.09 DHS 152.09CRD program advisory committee.
DHS 152.09(1)(1)A CRD program advisory committee shall be established by the department and shall be given staff support by the department. The committee shall consist of 12 Wisconsin citizens, as follows:
DHS 152.09(1)(a) (a) Four physicians, 2 of whom are nephrologists and the other 2 transplant surgeons;
DHS 152.09(1)(b) (b) One dietician involved in ESRD patient care;
DHS 152.09(1)(c) (c) Two nurses involved in ESRD patient care;
DHS 152.09(1)(d) (d) One social worker involved in ESRD patient care; and
DHS 152.09(1)(e) (e) Four public members.
DHS 152.09(2) (2)Appointments to the committee shall be made by the department for 3-year staggered terms, with replacement of members from the same category to complete unexpired terms of members unable to complete their terms. The committee shall elect its own chairperson.
DHS 152.09(3) (3)The committee shall meet at the discretion of the chairperson, on petition of any 5 members or by the request of the department.
DHS 152.09(4) (4)The committee shall advise the department about defining, clarifying or otherwise modifying policies and operational procedures to implement s. 49.48, Stats.
DHS 152.09(5) (5)The department may establish technical advisory subcommittees from the committee membership to advise staff of the department on changes and progress in technology and science requiring changes in rules or procedures for the administration of the program.
DHS 152.09 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1988, No. 390, eff. 7-1-88.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.